- B.Sc degree in Dental Technology from Dental Health Department (1985-1991) from Applied Medical Sciences at King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA.


- M.Phil. in Dental Technology from Dental Material Department (1996-1998) at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.


- Ph.D. in Dental Technology from Dental Material Department (2002-2005) at the University of Manchester, UK.


Professional Experiences :


1993-1999       Dental Technology Specialist.

King Fahad National Guard

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


1996-1997       Head of Saudi Student Club, The Saudi student clubs in the UK &  Ireland.


1999- 2001      Lecturer

                        Dental Health Department/

                        Dental Technology program/

                        College of Applied of medical Sciences

                        King Saud University

                        Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


2002-2004             Supervisor of the hosting committee in the Saudi National Day Festival

                        in UK.


2005- present  Chairman of the Dental Health Department.





Academic Experience



-         Co-Supervisor of student graduation project, entitled: “The properties of acrylic resin”, (Dissertation and Presentation of a poster -July 2004).


-         Training : Graduate Teaching Assistants course in Staff Training and Development Unit, The University of Manchester, UK (10th January 2005).


-         General Certificate of Secondary Education in Mathematics at Chorlton Park Adult Education Center, Manchester, UK. Center No/Candidate No. 32336/0076/323360030076H (June 2004).




-   One poster with abstract at the International Dental Conference, UK (2003).


-  Silikas N, AL-Kheraif A, Watts DC (2005). “Influence of P/L           ratio and peroxide/amine biomaterial formulation”. Biomaterial 26: 197-204.


-   AL-Kheraif A, Silikas N, Watts DC (2007). The effect of curing conditions on the properties of visible light-curing denture resins. In process. 


        -   M, Murali and AL-Kheraif (2007). New test material for

              evaluating the castibility  of dental alloys. In process.